The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Aim for the highest.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.